Going to the Volcano

Going to the Volcano

By Author / Illustrator

Andy Stanton, Miguel Ordonez



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Hachette Children's Group








Join two intrepid explorers on the perfect day out - visiting a volcano! A brilliantly funny rhyming story from multi-award-winning author Andy Stanton, who was shortlisted for the 2018 Laugh Out Loud Picture Book Award for Danny McGee Drinks the Sea.

Buckle up and jump on board for the funniest, most EXPLOSIVE picture book of the year - you'll want to read it again and again-o!

Join two intrepid explorers as they take a train-o, jump on a plane-o, ride a Great Dane-o (down the lane-o) on their way to look at the volcano. Nothing could possibly go wrong - could it?!

A hilariously anarchic, brightly illustrated rhyming story from multi-award-winning author Andy Stanton. Andy has won a string of awards for his Mr Gum books, including the Red House Children's Book Award, the Roald Dahl Funny Prize, and the Blue Peter Book Award for Best Book With Pictures (twice).

Miguel Ordonez is the illustrator of the New York Times bestselling Your Baby's First Word Will Be Dada, written by Jimmy Fallon, the Emmy and Grammy award-winning host of NBC's The Tonight Show.



Always wanted to go on an adventure up a volcano? Now you can with Jane and Dwayne and their funny, explosive story of 'Going to the Volcano', written by Andy Stanton, the author of the Mr Gum series. Jane, Dwayne and their friends go on an adventure to see the volcano, they travel on trains, planes and even cranes to find their way there! But when they arrive, they don't realise it's going to explode! Ouch! The illustrations by Miguel Ordonez are bright, colourful and eye catching, bringing the story to life. The simplicity of these are brilliant for younger children. The story is suitable for younger children with the simple language, repetition and eye-catching illustrations. Picture Book / Ages 3+ / Reviewed by Lauren Maidman, teacher.

Suggested Reading Age 3+


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